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Issue 371 - 9 May 2013

Dear Subscriber,

Remember to celebrate your Safety Heroes before 7 July! The annual NSCA/GIO National Safety Awards of Excellence are open for entries from Australia's Safety Heroes to share your safety story. The theme of Best Practice, Best People, Best Performance recognises the outstanding achievements of organisations and people who champion work health and safety as a cornerstone of elite business performance. Safety at work - share, lead and inspire - Enter today!

Industry News


Thousands of lives destroyed

The recent collapse of a building in Bangladesh has led to calls for genuine safety inspections and guaranteed labour rights. Read more »

Compo access to narrow

Changes to the definition of ‘worker’ will alter access to workers compensation in Queensland. Read more »

Cancer proof to reduce

Firefighters in Tasmania will no longer have to prove a significant connection between work and certain cancers under proposed changes to compensation laws. Read more »

National rehab model in the works

The federal government will use Comcare to develop a national model for workplace rehabilitation. Read more »

Being on song gets the gong

Delivering roadwork early and under budget without major incidents has won a top prize at this year’s Safe Work Australia Awards. Read more »

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Career Watch


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Quality Manager (NSW)

WHS Advisor (NSW)

Health and Safety Leader (NSW)

National Health and Safety Manager (NSW)



Training News


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Safety Essential Workshops

Safety Culture, WHS Management Systems & Incident Reporting. Read more »

Last chance to do WHSO to Cert IV in OHS bridging course

Option closing soon to do WHSO to Cert IV in OHS bridging course. Take advantage of this opportunity now. Read more »

3 New training courses for QLD

Bullying & Harassment, First Aid Fast Track and Manual Handling & Ergonomics. Read more »

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NSCA Announcements


Worker Fatalities Update - 54 Australian workers lost to workplace fatalities as at 6 May 2013

The death toll continues to rise as 8 more worker fatalities are reported by Safe Work Australia in the 2 weeks since the last Safe-T-Bulletin update. Read more »

Total Facilities Expo 7-10 May 2013

Free to attend - International keynote speakers, education & networking. Read more »

National Manufacturing Week

Handy new mobile app to assist NMW visitors, Melbourne 7-10 May. Read more »

MTO Summit 6-7 June 2013

Premium forum bringing elite buyers and sellers together in Perth from 6-7 June. Read more »

Safety guide for hair and beauty professionals

Pro-Visual Publishing is pleased to announce the release of the 2013 Hair and Beauty Guide to Safety and Hygiene. Read more »

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